Nursing

Fairleigh Dickinson University Announces Fall 2020 Operations on NJ Campuses

Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 2:00am

We are developing multiple plans that will enable us to open our campuses safely while operating consistently with public health and governmental guidelines.

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  • We are developing multiple plans that will enable us to open our campuses safely while operating consistently with public health and governmental guidelines.
  • Several key task forces within the University have been formed to focus on different aspects of operating our campuses in the fall," said Capuano.
  • The Fall 2020 semester will start on Monday, August 17, a week earlier than originally planned, and end on Tuesday, November 24, before the Thanksgiving holiday.
  • Devoted to the preparation of world citizens, Fairleigh Dickinson University offers over 100undergraduateandgraduatedegree programs, including doctoral programs in pharmacy, nursing practice, clinical psychology andschool psychology; and an AACSB-accreditedbusiness school.

Cambridge Federal is Providing Essential Services to Recently Graduating Healthcare Professionals by Offering LiveScan Fingerprinting Services During COVID19

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 6:00pm

Due to COVID19; Cambridge Federal is assisting to deploy as many Nurses and Doctors into the medical fieldwe need them."

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  • Due to COVID19; Cambridge Federal is assisting to deploy as many Nurses and Doctors into the medical fieldwe need them."
  • Cambridge Federal immediately jumped into action and diligently opened-up its Kent Island office location to help alleviate the demand of Fingerprinting Services for Medical Personnel.
  • To help address a six-week backlog for fingerprinting services in the state of Maryland, in conjunction with ICS Security, Cambridge Federal opened up a new location in Catonsville, MD.
  • Cambridge Federal continues to work diligently with the help of ICS Security Services to provide LiveScan Fingerprinting services for our local communities to ensure that our medical personnel can focus on combating COVID19.

LLR Partners Expands its Healthcare Training Portfolio with an Investment in TrueLearn

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 1:00pm

LLR Partners today announced an investment in TrueLearn , a provider of online test preparation and data analytics to healthcare education and training institutions.

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  • LLR Partners today announced an investment in TrueLearn , a provider of online test preparation and data analytics to healthcare education and training institutions.
  • Founded by Dr. Joshua Courtney in 2008, TrueLearn empowers the next generation of healthcare professionals to perform at their highest levels, both in the classroom and on high-stakes licensure exams.
  • The company has supported tens of thousands of young physicians and healthcare professionals who have used TrueLearn to achieve their career goals in medicine.
  • LLR Partners is a middle market private equity firm committed to creating long-term value by growing its portfolio companies.

Oncology Nursing Society Announces Awardees of Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge in Oncology

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 6:13pm

PITTSBURGH, Pa., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --In honor of Oncology Nursing Month, the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) announced today the two awardees selected in the Johnson & Johnson Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge in Oncology.

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  • PITTSBURGH, Pa., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --In honor of Oncology Nursing Month, the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) announced today the two awardees selected in the Johnson & Johnson Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge in Oncology.
  • The Challenge was designed with the goal of accelerating innovation in improving oncology care, including prevention, early detection, treatment, and care for cancer survivors.
  • "We welcomed the opportunity to work with Johnson & Johnson on this challenge in oncology nursing.
  • ONS is a professional association of more than 35,000 members committed to promoting excellence in oncology nursing and the transformation of cancer care.

A Place for Mom Partners with Love for the Elderly to Launch Virtual Letters of Love

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 6:50pm

Through the Virtual Letters of Love Initiative, APFM aims to spark a movement with the small gesture of connection which can make a big difference in the lives of seniors.

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  • Through the Virtual Letters of Love Initiative, APFM aims to spark a movement with the small gesture of connection which can make a big difference in the lives of seniors.
  • While APFM is donating monetarily, it is also encouraging its employees and their families to share virtual letters with Love for the Elderly to send to its list of seniors living in communities.
  • Love for the Elderly is a great partner for us to inspire others to share uplifting messages with seniors.
  • APFM is encouraging senior living communities to sign their residents up to be recipients of letters from Love for the Elderly.

Ultimate Medical Academy Becomes Licensed Training Provider for American Red Cross

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 4:27pm

Tampa, Fla., May 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA), an accredited, nonprofit healthcare educational institution based in the Tampa Bay area, is pleased to announce a new health collaboration with the American Red Cross.

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  • Tampa, Fla., May 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA), an accredited, nonprofit healthcare educational institution based in the Tampa Bay area, is pleased to announce a new health collaboration with the American Red Cross.
  • UMA is now a proud Licensed Training Provider for the Red Cross Nursing Assistant Training program.
  • Meeting via Zoom, UMA President Thomas Rametta wore a Red Cross shirt and hat during the ceremony while Red Cross Executive Director of Nurse Assistant Training and Testing Jennifer Deibert raised her new UMA mug.
  • About Ultimate Medical Academy: The need for skilled healthcare workers in the United States is critical and continues to grow.

Balancing the California Budget on the Backs of At-Risk Seniors

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 1:34pm

CBAS programs provide one of our state's primary alternatives to skilled nursing facility placement and institutionalization.

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  • CBAS programs provide one of our state's primary alternatives to skilled nursing facility placement and institutionalization.
  • Elimination of the program will force up to 36,000 seniors into costly nursing homes, which have seen the highest instances of death during the COVID-19 crisis.
  • CBAS serves primarily low-income, Medi-Cal eligible seniors and adults with disabilities.
  • Governor Newsom has proposed a replacement program, Long Term Care at Home, to provide skilled nursing in seniors' homes.

StemExpress Expands Offering of COVID-19 Testing to Skilled Nursing Facilities

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 10:00am

Testing services have now been expanded to skilled nursing facilities.

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  • Testing services have now been expanded to skilled nursing facilities.
  • The company has been working directly with the California Testing Task Force to offer testing to the general public and to specifically help skilled nursing facilities manage COVID-19 testing.
  • The nursing centers will use their licensed staff to collect specimens and send them to StemExpress high complexity CLIA laboratory for testing.
  • StemExpress multiple locations and specimen collection options will aid these vulnerable facilities to provide fast and high quality COVID-19 testing to their employees and residents.

 Adtalem Global Education Donates $300,000 to COVID-19 Recovery Efforts

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 9:38pm

Adtalem, with support from the Adtalem Global Education Foundation, has selected the American Nurses Foundation and A Better Chicago to receive these contributions.

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  • Adtalem, with support from the Adtalem Global Education Foundation, has selected the American Nurses Foundation and A Better Chicago to receive these contributions.
  • At Adtalem Global Education, we recognize the importance of providing accessible healthcare and education opportunities, said Lisa Wardell, chairman and CEO of Adtalem.
  • Adtalem institution Chamberlain University, with support from the Adtalem Global Education Foundation, will make a $200,000 contribution to the American Nurses Foundation.
  • In addition, Adtalem Global Education, through its financial services companies, has provided free webinars to assist business professionals in this unusual environment.

Vivage Senior Living Named to Post’s Colorado Top Workplaces 2020 List

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 6:08pm

Vivage Senior Living announces it has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2020 honor by The Denver Post, chosen by its employees as one of the best places to work in Colorado.

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  • Vivage Senior Living announces it has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2020 honor by The Denver Post, chosen by its employees as one of the best places to work in Colorado.
  • I want to congratulate our entire Vivage community for making the Posts Top Workplaces 2020 list.
  • Formed in 2012, Vivage has hundreds of employees in its 32 senior living communities in Colorado.
  • Vivages sister company, Wellage Senior Living, operates independent living, assisted living and memory care communities in Colorado.